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Economic Indicators Report

Jul 14, 2021

Statistics Jersey have today published their latest economic indicators report. The aim of this report is to provide economic information to decision makers, businesses, and members of the public during the COVID 19 pandemic. Past reports and the most up to date datasets can be found on The latest quarter’s Registered Actively Seeking Work figures and report can be found here


On 27 June 2021

  • there were 5,870 active Income Support claims, 580 lower than a year earlier (28 June 2020), this latest number of claims provided support for:
    • 7,350 adults 
    • 3,130 children
  • in phases Three, Three+, Four and Five of the co-funded payroll scheme, cumulatively over £52.1 million had been paid out for a total of 10,720 claims for the period September 2020 to May 2021
  • in total the Visitor Accommodation Support Scheme has seen almost £5.5 million paid out for a total of 350 claims for the period of October 2020 to May 2021
  • in total the Fixed Costs Support Scheme has seen almost £2.8 million paid out for a total of 1,300 claims for the period of January 2021 to May 2021
  • weekly public transport and road usage were 124% and 11% higher, respectively, than a year earlier 

On 25 June 2021

  • after the first twenty-four Royal Court sittings in 2021, 612 HPI eligible properties had been sold; this was higher than seen at this point in any year 2018 – 2020

On 30 June 2021

  • around 65 loans had been approved under the Business Disruption Loan Guarantee Scheme; the total amount of loans approved was over £3.6 million, all of which had been drawn down

Read the full report

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